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Global Magnitsky Act could be powerful weapon against impunity in journalist murders

May 24, 2016 1:41 PM ET

Last week, the proposed Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act emerged from the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee with approval. The bill was passed by the Senate last year. If passed by the full House of Representatives and signed...

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Alaa Qassem Mohan

May 20, 2016 11:34 AM ET

Alaa Qassem Mohan, an editor and technician for Al-Ahed Radio, succumbed to his wounds on May 20, 2016, after suffering grievous injures in a Baghdad market bombing two weeks prior, according to his employer and the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate....

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Rajdev Ranjan

May 13, 2016 1:27 PM ET

Unknown men shot Rajdev Ranjan, the Hindi national daily newspaper Hindustan's bureau chief for Siwan, in the central Indian state of Bihar, at close range as he was returning to his office, according to press reports. The journalist, also identified...

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Harassed and Jailed

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

It feels strange to be writing about friends in jail. You wonder what kind of a friend you are--free to breathe the air, to walk the streets, to continue to work, while your friends cannot. Why do you deserve this...

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Heroines for Press Freedom

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

Late on the evening of September 16, 2000, 31-year-old Ukrainian investigative journalist Georgy Gongadze left a colleague's house in Kiev and headed home to where his wife and young daughters awaited him. He never made it....

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My Islamic State Social Network

April 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET

My first conversation with Islamic State was about my reporting. I had just shared an article I'd written about the terrorist group recruiting Western fighters on my Twitter when I saw that someone using the Twitter handle Abu Omar...

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Mexican reporter shot to death in Guerrero state

April 25, 2016 3:42 PM ET

Mexico City, April 25, 2016 - Mexican journalist Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was shot to death in front of his home in the city of Taxco, Guerrero state, on Monday, according to local press reports. Pacheco was a reporter for...

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CPJ condemns murder of Bangladeshi LGBT journalist

April 25, 2016 2:47 PM ET

New York, April 25, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder today of Bangladeshi journalist Xulhaz Mannan. The senior editor at gay rights magazine Roopbaan, who also worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development, was stabbed to...

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Francisco Pacheco Beltrán

April 25, 2016 1:39 PM ET

Mexican journalist Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was shot to death in front of his home on April 25, 2016, in the city of Taxco, Guerrero state, according to local press reports. Pacheco was a reporter for several regional newspapers and a...

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Syrian journalist killed in Turkey

April 12, 2016 4:33 PM ET

New York, April 12, 2016--Syrian journalist Zaher al-Shurqat died today after being shot Sunday in the southern Turkish town of Gaziantep, according to news reports. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility, making this the fourth Syrian journalist it claims to...

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